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Old 12-08-2017, 09:53 PM   #1
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damn damn damn

Tell me I am not alone:

I am sure I am not...but, for the millionth time.....went to casino with 400 for dollar slots...won early, lost it all back. Then $500 on credit card, lost really fast on $5 slots.....then $250 on debit (down $1150), ran that 250 up to $2600, bet bigger......lost it all back before I left pissed off at $0....anyone relate?
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Old 12-11-2017, 12:54 PM   #2
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Re: damn damn damn

not being flippant here but, why not avoid playing slots?

but I can imagine you are certainly not alone on this, especially with other slots players.
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Old 12-11-2017, 01:20 PM   #3
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Re: damn damn damn

If you play multiple lines you can also cut back to slow your losses. Like playing 9 lines at a $5 machine is really $45/spin. If you played a single line you'd cut your losses by 89%.

You could also move down stakes too, which will also slow your loszes.
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Old 12-11-2017, 03:03 PM   #4
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Serious question. Do you always bet bigger until you inevitably lose it all?
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Old 12-13-2017, 12:41 PM   #5
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Re: damn damn damn

You don't have to be alone
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Old 12-15-2017, 07:42 PM   #6
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You're playing games you're supposed to lose at then complaining when you lose
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Old 12-16-2017, 05:01 PM   #7
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Re: damn damn damn

Lots of people have similar experiences (and much, much worse). There's even a place to share them in the forum:
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Old 01-07-2018, 08:59 AM   #8
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Re: damn damn damn

i think I lost 6 figures in 2017 in pit games (slots, VideoPoker, table games) like 100-1000 at a time.

You're not alone.

You'll NEVER win it all back.

STOP now.

If you find it difficult to stop, seek help.
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Old 01-08-2018, 03:38 AM   #9
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Re: damn damn damn

I think is good advice to seek help.
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Old 01-08-2018, 08:45 PM   #10
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Just entering a casino means a brain disconnection of our logic department.
And surely the worst option to try to get casinos money is playing slots.
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